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Regional or Local Number: MRGNP-2010-4753

Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the provisions of section 74 of the Species at Risk Act permit no. MRGNP-2010-4753 is issued.

Purpose:
Scientific research for the conservation of the species

Description:
Census of mountain caribou by helicopter overflights annually.

Start Date: 2010-05-01   End Date: 2013-04-30

Issuing Authority: Parks Canada Agency

Authority Used:

  • Species at Risk Act
  • Canada National Parks Act

Location of Activity (province, territory or ocean):

  • British Columbia

Affected Species:

Pre-Conditions:
a)all reasonable alternatives to the activity that would reduce the impact on the species have been considered and the best solution has been adopted; - Aerial census is the only feasible way to census caribou. If the caribou begin to run during observation, then the observation will be truncated so that minimal stress is incurred by the individual. b)all feasible measures will be taken to minimize the impact of the activity on the species or its critical habitat or the residences of its individuals; and - If the caribou begin to run during observation, then the observation will be truncated so that minimal stress is incurred by the individual. c)the activity will not jeopardize the survival or recovery of the species. - This census benefits caribou recovery because understanding population numbers will help determine effects of management actions.

Contact Person(s)
Mr. Gregg Walker
Fire and Vegetation Specialist
Parks Canada
Box 350
Revelstoke, BC
V0E 2S0
Tel: 250-837-7556
Fax: 250-837-7536
gregg.walker@pc.gc.ca

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